Pursuant to Section 46 (1) of the Health Professions Act, a person must apply for registration if the person is qualified to meet the requirements for registration as a regulated member, and intends to provide one or more of the following:
(i) professional services directly to the public;
(ii) the manufacture of dental appliances or conducting of laboratory tests that are used by other regulated members to provide professional services directly to the public;
(iii) food and nutrition professional services that are used by other regulated members and individuals to provide services directly to the public;
(iv) the teaching of the practice of a regulated profession to regulated members or students of the regulated profession;
(v) the supervision of regulated members who provide professional services to the public.
Pursuant to Section 47 of the Health Professions Act, no person shall knowingly employ a person who meets the requirements of mandatory registration to provide services unless that employed person is a regulated member. A person who is to be employed to provide services must, before being so employed, provide the employer with evidence of registration and an MLT Practice Permit in good standing.
A person who meets the requirements of registration and does not comply is guilty of an offence.
A person who knowingly employs an individual without registration and an MLT Practice Permit is also guilty of an offence.